May 18, 2024  
2023 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) 
2023 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Nutrition (B.S.) - Hegis Code 0424.00

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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

Science is the process of creating new knowledge concerning the natural world. Nutrition is an interdisciplinary science that requires an understanding of food production, consumption, and utilization. The nutrition program will prepare students for a career in the field of nutrition by introducing active learning through courses and experiential learning throughout the curriculum. Students will experience relevant and exciting challenges in their pursuit of success and rewarding careers, including opportunities to conduct research or pursue an internship in the field of nutrition. Our distinctive, active learning approach promotes scholarship and social awareness.

Learning Objectives

Community Nutrition
Students will be able to apply nutrition knowledge to support the nutritional health of communities.
Nutrition Care Process and Counseling
Students will be able to use the Nutrition Care Process and basic counseling techniques to communicate nutrition information to clients in community and wellness settings.
Food and Nutrition
Students will be able to identify and apply food principles to nutrition across the lifespan.
Nutrition Service
Students will be able to apply food service and safety principles.

Academic Requirements

Core/General Education: 34-55 Credit Hours

Effective for the 2022-2023 academic year, Utica University has implemented a new general education program that replaces Core. Students who are admitted, or readmitted, for the 2022- 2023 academic year or later must follow the requirements of the General Education program. Students admitted prior to the 2022-2023 academic year must follow the requirements of the Core program. For full details of program requirements, see the catalog pages for the Core program and the General Education program. Students with specific questions should consult with their academic adviser or success coach.

33 Credit Hours

31 Credit Hours

Major Electives

The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 60 credit hours of the 128 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences.

Program Credits

Core/General Education 34-55 Credits
Major Course Requirements 33 Credits
Major Related Course Requirements 31 Credits
College Electives 1-22 Credits
Total Credit Hours Required For Degree 120 Credits


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